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Mountain Community TelevisionGate City Mills (1970s)

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William Riner [?] discusses purchasing the Gate City Roller Mill on the bank of Moccasin Creek in Gate City Virginia. He talks about the mill's history, demonstrates the mill mechanism and the turbine and describes the entire milling process. Video provides both internal and external views of the milling operation including the water source that powers the mill. This program was videotaped and broadcast on cable television as part of the Mountain Community Television initiative led by Paul Congo to provide locally produced public access television in Norton, Virginia. Broadside TV provided assistance.

This movie is part of the collection: Appalshop Archive

Producer: Mountain Community Television
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Keywords: Gate City (Va.); Appalachian region, Southern; Water mills; Gristmills

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